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Tag: Day of the Affirmation of Argentine Rights over the Malvinas Islan

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2014 - 06:42 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez opens Malvinas museum, a living commitment to end colonialism

    The Argentine president during the official opening of the museum

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández had strong words for the UK government, as she headed on Tuesday the inauguration of the Malvinas Museum at the ex-ESMA detention centre, where thousands were illegally held prisoners and tortured during Argentina’s 1976-1983 military dictatorship.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2014 - 06:36 UTC

    Argentina reiterates Falklands' sovereignty 'unalienable' rights

    Foreign minister Timerman reading the Affirmation Day statement

    The government of President Cristina Fernandez reiterated Argentina’s “unalienable right” over the Malvinas Islands and urged the United Kingdom to resume negotiations over the disputed territories. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs described the British government refusal to continue talks as “incomprehensible and inadmissible.”

  • Monday, June 9th 2014 - 06:38 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez opens inter-active Malvinas museum on Tuesday

    The museum is located on the grounds of the notorious Argentine Navy Mechanics School where thousands were tortured and disappeared

    Argentina's claim campaign over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands will have another milestone this week when President Cristina Fernandez opens the Malvinas Museum, which is located on the grounds of the former Navy's Mechanics School, famous for being a torture and disappearance center during the last Argentine military dictatorship and now a Space for Memory.